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15th Jain Tirthankara
Idol of a Tirthankara
Alternate name: Dharmanath
Historical date: 3 x 10^210 Years Ago
Father: Bhanu
Mother: Suvrata
Dynasty: Ikshvaku
Birth: Ratnapuri
Nirvana: Sammed Shikhar
Colour: Golden
Symbol: Vajra
Height: 45 dhanusha (135 meters)
Age At Death: 2,500,000 years old
Attendant Gods
Yaksha: Kinnar
Yaksini: Pannga

Dharmanath was the fifteenth Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini).[1] According to Jain beliefs, he became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Dharmanath was born to King Bhanu Raja and Queen Suvrata Rani at Ratnapuri in the Ikshvaku clan. His birth date was the third day of the Magh Sukla month of the Indian calendar.[1]

Hutheesing Jain Temple, located at Ahmedabad in Gujarat, constructed in 1848 AD, is dedicated to him.

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  1. ^ a b Tukol, T. K. (1980). Compendium of Jainism. Dharwad: University of Karnataka.  p.31